"Azerbaijan has the largest civilian cargo fleet in the Caspian Sea with 52 ships, " said the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, while delivering a speech at the Summit of the member countries of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation held in Samarkand, APA reports.
The head of the state noted that Baku Shipyard can produce all types of ships:
"During the last 20 years, 19.000 km of highways and 1400 km of railroads were either built or extensively repaired in Azerbaijan. Today Azerbaijan is building thousands of kilometers of highways and hundreds of kilometers of railroads in the liberated territories after the victory in the Second Karabakh War of 2020.
Azerbaijan has one of the largest civilian air cargo fleets in our region, with 18 planes.
By the end of 2024, the number of international airports in Azerbaijan will increase from today’s 7 to 9," the head of the state said.